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Republic Pictures Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 634 works in 1,105 publications in 3 languages and 31,600 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Fiction  Television programs  Historical films  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Distributor, Copyright holder, Publisher, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Republic Pictures Home Video (Firm)
Sarah plain and tall by Patricia MacLachlan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the year 1910, New Englander Sarah Wheaton answers an ad for a mail-order bride placed by Kansas farmer Jacob Witting, a widower rearing two children. She begins a 30 day trial period as their guest and enthusiastically assumes all motherly responsibilities. As the days pass, this lonely, motherless family gradually opens their hearts to Sarah and slowly comes to terms with their painful past. Their lives again become spontaneous and magical. Love and respect replace fear and distrust as they join together as a family"--Container
It's a wonderful life by James Stewart ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his father's death, George Bailey gives up dreams of travel and a college education to run the family's financially troubled building and loan company. On the day before Christmas when conditions are at their worst, George tries to commit suicide. He is unsuccessful because Clarence, George's guardian angel, intervenes. Expressing the wish that he had never been born, George is made to understand the value of life when he sees how adversely lives of citizens in Bedford Falls would have been affected had he never lived
The quiet man by John Ford ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American prizefighter returns to Ireland in order to forget the past and live peacefully in his village birthplace. He falls in love with the hot-tempered sister of a belligerent neighbor, and trouble ensues over the payment of her dowry
High noon by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1952 and 1992 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retired marshall's wedding is interrupted, when he learns a killer he had sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. The marshall meets the killer and his three accomplices at high noon in one of the most suspenseful and thrilling gun fights ever filmed
Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presentation of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth
Rio Grande by John Ford ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wayne stars as a Union officer, who is ordered to burn the plantation of his southern wife. She won't speak to him for 15 years, during which time he is assigned to the Indian Wars in the southwest. The Apaches cause trouble by escaping across the Rio Grande, until Wayne is allowed to follow
O pioneers! by Glenn Jordan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century, an immigrant's daughter inherits her family's Nebraska farm & her father's fierce love for the land. Fifteen years later she has made the family a fortune through her canny management of the farm, but has never forgotten the young man who left the prairie to seek his fortune
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Shakespeare's play depicting the successful conspiracy to assassinate the Roman emperor, Julius Caesar
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A racketeer's lawyer finds that his boss has found a way to bankrupt New York's numbers banks but gets wedged between the numbers racket and a new prosecutor's anti-crime campaign
Invasion of the body snatchers by Don Siegel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Dr. Miles Bennell becomes puzzled by his patient's disturbing behavior, he slowly begins to unravel the bizarre mystery that plagues the town. It seems an extraterrestrial form of plant life has descended on the village, giant "pods" containing formless aliens that are systematically taking over the bodies of townspeople whenever they sleep. Now only he and a small band of friends are left to warn the world of the deadly invasion!
Federico Fellini's La dolce vita by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in Italian and English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journalist mixes in modern Roman high society and is alternately bewitched and sickened by what he sees
The red pony by Lewis Milestone ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Involves a young boy's love for his horse, and the inter-family conflict it creates. The boy's father, having married into a ranch family, finds it difficult to adjust to rural life after abandoning his teaching career. A hired ranch hand becomes the boy's source for horse training, as well as guidance and affection, while the small red pony becomes the source of the family's reconciliation
A double life by George Cukor ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an actor unable to separate the roles he plays on stage from his private life. Ronald Colman gives a brilliant performance as Anthony John, an actor playing Othello, who is obsessed by the role to the extent that he feels he must murder his ex-wife who happens to be cast as Desdemona
The secret garden by Agnieszka Holland ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the sudden death of her parents, Mary Lennox is sent from their home in India to the English estate of a distant family friend. Sad and lonely, her only interest lies in a secret garden, abandoned after a tragic accident occurred there. With the help of Dickon, an engaging local boy, and Colin, her guardian's invalid son, Mary's spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life. Together, they transform the barren earth into a world of splendor, discovering its magic, unlocking its mysteries ... and revealing the secret of happiness to them all
Body and soul by Robert Rossen ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his devious climb to be middleweight champion of the world, Charley has become hard and arrogant, and has estranged both his mother and the girl he loves. The film ends with an exciting boxing match in which Charley faces the truth about himself and the corruption which surrounds him
Father Goose ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II, a South Seas wanderer is compelled by the Australian navy to act as a sky observer on a small island, where he finds himself in charge of six refugee schoolchildren and their headmistress
Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Miloš Forman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Salieri is the jealousy-ridden 18th century composer; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is the hapless victim of his venom
Madame Bovary by Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in French and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emma Bovary is possessed by a burning hunger for life and love. Feeling trapped in a loveless marriage, Emma indulges in a lifestyle of overspending and a series of affairs
The bells of St. Mary's by Leo McCarey ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Easy-going Father O'Malley and iron-willed Sister Benedict find themselves in a subtle battle of wits over how the children should be educated at St. Mary's parochial school. Meanwhile, the entire school may be razed to make way for a parking lot
 
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Alternative Names
Republic Pictures Corporation Republic Pictures Home Video
Languages
English (134)
Italian (8)
French (4)
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